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Mexican War, 1846-1848

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

William Boulware Letter

Identifier: UA 6.089
Scope and Contents A letter dated July 12, 1846 to William Boulware from Sidney Brooks of New York. Brooks apologizes for not being in town to meet and entertain Boulware's friends Mr. and Mrs. [Thomas] Dew and reminiscences about previous trips to multiple towns in Italy and Boulware's kindness while on a visit to Naples. Brooks also discusses an article Boulware sent to him on the "Color of the Ancient Egyptians," and refers to Boulware's stance on race and intelligence. He finishes the letter by discussing...
Dates: 1846 July 12

John Garland to Herman Thom Letter

Identifier: SC 01251
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Garland at Richmond, Virginia, to Herman Thorn, New York, concerning Herman Thorn Junior's gallantry in the Mexican War. ALS.  December 31, 1847.  Includes notes about John Garland, General William J. Worth ahd Herman Thom, Jr., who drowned in 1849.

Dates: 1847 December 31

Mexican-American War Collection

Identifier: SC 00798
Scope and Contents General Order No.87, Vera Cruz, April 1, 1847: ordering preventative measures to insure martial law stops atrocities committed such as killing cattle and seizing private property. Written in English.   Sello Seto. De Ofico. Legal form for criminal cases. 1846-47. Projecto...Project about organization, operations and interesting points for the expeditionary army in Texas. Sent to the Governor General. Suggestions for how the Mexican forces in...
Dates: 1844-1847

Muster Roll of Captain F.H. Archer

Identifier: SC 01297
Scope and Contents "Muster Roll of Captain F.H. Archer, company  E  in the First Regiment of Virginia Infantry volunteers, commanded by Colonel John F. Hamtramck, called into service of the United States during the War with Mexico, by the President, under the act of Congress approved May 13, 1846, from the 30th day of June, 1847, when last  mustered to the 31st day of August 1847." Muster roll lists name, rank, age, when and where enrolled and mustered (Richmond), payments, absences and...
Dates: 1847 June 30-August 31

Robert Fox Letter to Green Wait

Identifier: SC 00085
Scope and Contents

This letter was written by a soldier in the Mexican-American War. It is addressed to Green Wait in Broadalbin, New York and is signed Robert Fox. It is dated April 2th, but no year is given. The letter describes the bombardment of the city of Veracruz.

Dates: undated

Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...
Dates: 1840-1850